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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentGovernment · 7 years ago

What would you like to 1. State courts can deal with any number of federal questions with the understandinask?

1. State courts can deal with any number of federal questions

with the understanding that they re subject to review by a

federal appeals court. Which of the following must be tried

only in federal court

A. Bankruptcy

B. Civil tort

C. Malpractice

D. Defamation of character

2. Which of the following is a legitimate criminal procedure?

A. The defendant must call witnesses at trial to prove her innocence.

B. The police tell a suspect that they ll let him call his lawyer after he s cooperated

with their questioning.

C. The police get a warrant before arresting a suspect based on the testimony of

witnesses to the crime.

D. A defendant who takes the witness stand must confess if the prosecutor asks

directly, Did you do it?

3. A class action may be brought by

A. a consumer of a diet product who develops health problems, on behalf of everyone

else who ever purchased the product.

B. two or more people who have damages caused by different part failures in the same

make and model cars.

C. the family of a child injured by a defective toy, to force the manufacturer to recall

the toy.

D. two or more people who have injuries from exposure to chemicals at work, on behalf

of the other employees who were exposed.

4. What do these three areas of law have in common: dismissal request, proof of service,

and small claims?

A. They re all part of the discovery process.

B. Some states require the use of approved form pleadings.

C. They re areas of law not taught in law school.

D. Each requires special service.

5. During a trial, the opposing lawyers have the opportunity to file motions. What is the real

purpose of filing a motion?

A. To inform the court of upcoming strategies

B. To provide additional information to the court not in the original complaint

C. To gain an advantage over the opposing lawyer

D. To reschedule certain elements of the case

6. Brown v. Anderson is a lawsuit brought by Andrew J. Brown, a songwriter from Nashville,

Tenn., against Anderson Publishing Co., which owns the rights to a song Brown said he

wrote in 1963 and for which Anderson hasn t been paying royalties. Brown files the lawsuit

in local county court in Nashville because his lawyer says that will resolve the contract

suit the fastest. However, the defendant views the case as a copyright case that belongs

in the federal district court. How does this case get to federal court?

A. The federal district court orders that this case be brought before it.

B. The U.S. Supreme Court orders the federal district court to hear this case.

C. Anderson files a motion for judgment on the pleadings.

D. Anderson files a motion for removal jurisdiction.

7. A national paralegal organization wishes to make its opinion known to the Supreme Court

in a case involving the licensing of paralegals. What is the procedure the organization

should follow?

A. It should file an amicus curiae brief.

B. It should file a motion to continue, to prevent the parties from settling.

C. It should file a brief detailing findings of fact.

D. It should file a motion to file supplementary pleadings.

8. The power to issue writs is addressed in which body of jurisdictional and procedural rules?

A. The Uniform Civil Practices Act

B. The Judiciary and Judicial Procedure Act

C. Local rules of court

D. Purdon s Codified Statutes

9. A cause of action that s good enough to require rebuttal, and to submit the case to trial,

is a

A. summary judgment case. C. habeas corpus case.

B. direct to verdict case. D. prima facie case.

10. In the courtroom of County Common Pleas Court Judge Robert Henderson, all attorneys

are required to address their questions of witnesses while standing at a lectern. If the

attorney wishes to hand a legal document to the witness or to the judge, he or she first

must ask permission of the court. This requirement is an example of

A. local rules of court. C. substantive law.

B. procedural law. D. jurisdictional law.

11. What court order can be appealed?

A. All orders made by the presiding judge

B. All orders made by the presiding judge to whom objections had been made

C. All final orders which dispose of the entire case

D. Orders to which the judge indicates there s the right to appeal

12. Once a lawsuit has been served and the preliminary trial work has begun, there s a

procedure available known as discovery. What is discovery?

A. It s a process whereby the court of jurisdiction releases to the opposing lawyers

a list of all of the laws relevant to the case.

B. It s the method by which opposing parties obtain the full and exact factual information

of the legal case.

C. It s the process by which lawyers find out the details of the jurors being called to

serve on the case.

D. It s the system the lawyers use to find out facts that the other side doesn t want

revealed in the courtroom.

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  • 7 years ago
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    1. E: none of the above. Each of these can be argued in a state court

    2. A, B, or C are correct, depending upon circumstances. For example, a defendant must call witnesses to prove her innocence if her defense is an "affirmative defense", such as "self-defense", requiring witness testimony.

    3. E: all of the above.

    4. Answers B, C and D are correct

    5. Motion practice does not accomplish any of these answers.

    6. None of the above

    7. None of the above, unless they are a party to the case or first obtain PERMISSION of the court.

    8. Really?

    9. None of the above

    10. Is there anything "local" about this question?

    11. Any order by any judge can be appealed, including interlocutory appeals on preliminary rulings.

    12. None of the above is an accurate description of "discovery".

    Source(s): not all of the above answers I gave you are correct, but you might learn something trying to prove me wrong.
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  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    can state court action be filed while a chapter 13 is in progress?

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  • 7 years ago

    Holy **** you spent a shitload of time doing that and you expect my black *** to read that? Hell naw...

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  • 7 years ago

    My answers would be just as long.

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